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Jane Hegland

Jane Hegland


Professor Emerita of Consumer Sciences

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 233
Education & Human Sciences-Box 2275A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1995
Major Field: Textiles and Clothing
Minor Field: Museum Studies

Academic Interests

Gender and Appearance; Cultural Perspectives on Dress and Appearance; Curriculum Internationalization; Leadership Development; Gender and Leadership


Hegland, J.E. (2010-2013). Enhancing students’ small business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills from a global perspective: Collaborative curriculum design and assessment; USDA Challenge Grant Federal Funds for four institutions (SDSU, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Iowa State University, Colorado State University): $500,000; SDSU portion: $120,979.

Hegland, J.E. (2007-2010). Collaborative development of global fiber, fabric, and related products: Industry-based problem-solving modules for undergraduate curricula; USDA Challenge Grant Federal funds for three institutions (SDSU, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Iowa State University): $327,386; SDSU portion: $92,392.

Professional Memberships

International Textile and Apparel Association, Member
Costume Society of America, Member